Sakata Station (Yamagata)

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Sakata Station
酒田駅
Sakata Station 20070527.jpg
Sakata Station, May 2007
Location 1 Saiwai-cho, Sakata, Yamagata
(山形県酒田市幸町1丁目)
Japan
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Rikuu West Line, Uetsu Main Line
History
Opened 1914
Traffic
Passengers (FY2012) 1,319 daily

Sakata Station (酒田駅?, Sakata-eki) is a railway station in Sakata, Yamagata, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Lines[edit]

Sakata Station is served by the Rikuu West Line and Uetsu Main Line.

The following limited express services also stop at this station.

Station layout[edit]

View of the platforms, July 2007

Sakata Station has one side platform and one island platform connected by a footbridge. One portion of the side platform is cut to form a partial bay platform, allowing the two platforms to serve four tracks. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and a "View Plaza" travel agency.[1]

Platforms[edit]

0  Uetsu Main Line for Amarume, Tsuruoka, Atsumi Onsen, and Murakami (services originating at this station)
 Rikuu West Line for Amarume, Furukuchi, and Shinjō
1  Uetsu Main Line for Kisakata, Ugo-Honjō, Akita, and Aomori
2  Uetsu Main Line for Kisakata, Ugo-Honjō, and Akita
 Uetsu Main Line for Amarume, Tsuruoka, Atsumi Onsen, and Murakami
 Rikuu West Line for Amarume, Furukuchi, and Shinjō
3  Uetsu Main Line for Amarume, Tsuruoka, Atsumi Onsen, Murakami, Niigata, and Ueno
 Rikuu West Line for Amarume, Furukuchi, and Shinjō

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Uetsu Main Line
Higashi-Sakata   Local   Mototate
Rikuu West Line
Terminus   Rapid Mogamigawa   Amarume
Terminus   Local   Higashi-Sakata

History[edit]

The station opened on 24 December 1914.[2] The station building was rebuilt in 1934 and again in 1960.[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 1,319 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[4] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 2,213[5]
2005 1,793[6]
2010 1,369[7]
2011 1,347[8]
2012 1,319[4]

Surrounding area[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各駅情報(酒田駅) [Station Information: Sakata Station] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 135. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ Kouznetsov (4 August 2013). "羽越本線 酒田駅". 羽越線資料館. 
  4. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 38°55′18.5″N 139°50′45.6″E / 38.921806°N 139.846000°E / 38.921806; 139.846000